A Bit More Detail

Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[BLOG] Some Sunday links

  • Keiran Healy suggests much of Apple’s opposition to the FBI’s demand it decrypt a terrorist’s phone has to do with its need to establish itself as a reliable and trustworthy source of hardware.
  • Joe. My. God. notes that WWE wrestler Dave Bautista takes Manny Pacquiao’s homophobia poorly.
  • Language Hat links to this 2008 map showing lexical diffĂ©rences between Europe’s languages.
  • Language Log notes the politicized position of minority languages in China.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money is unimpressed? with Amitai Etzioni’s call for genocide in Lebanon.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer, looking to Ecuador, notes that international arbitration awards do matter.
  • Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw is unimpressed by Australia’s reaction to the Syrian refugee crisis.
  • Peter Rukavina shares a photo of Charlottetown transit’s new maps.
  • Transit Toronto notes the delivery of the TTC’s 16th streetcar.
  • Window on Eurasia notes the weakness of the Russian opposition, particularly in relation to Chechnya’s Kadyrov.
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